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Provenance Restaurant Reviews – Cleveland Museum of Art (My personal experience, w/ pictures!)

Monday, July 1st, 2013

The atrium has been completely re-designed and opened up in the past couple of years. Great light, great acoustics, great...big space to twirl in if no one else is there!

Last week, I went with my Mother and her friend (both artists) to the Cleveland Museum of Art. We took time to visit the exhibition “The Last Days of Pompeii” and also have a restorative lunch at the new restaurant within the museum, Provenance. Inside this piece, I will detail our lunch experience. Try not to read on an empty stomach.

You don’t have to pay anything to get into the museum, plenty of the wings are free. And the scenery inside (and out) is always captivating. In the main atrium area, you can access escalators, the gift shop, tables, Provenance the fine restaurant, or Provenance cafe. (The latter is best for a quicker meal, and the selections there are wide.)

The atrium has been completely re-designed and opened up in the past couple of years. Great light, great acoustics, great…big space to twirl in if it’s not too crowded!

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The Last Days of Pompeii – Cleveland Museum of Art exhibition review – A fresh eye on past tragedy

Monday, July 1st, 2013

A banner for "The Last Days of Pompeii." I dig the ombre. Sadly, no photography was allowed inside the exhibit.

I’ve only just gotten back into Cleveland about a week ago, and I’m still trying to recover from that hot sun. However, because “The Last Days of Pompeii” are in its last days at The Cleveland Museum of Art, I rushed out to view the exhibition that put me in the center of this heated tale. For those wondering, you still have 7 days left to go, yourself. Do I recommend it? Read on and see.

A banner for “The Last Days of Pompeii.” I dig the ombre. No photography was allowed inside the exhibit, however I have used some images of the artworks as they are found online. To see them all, get to the museum.

“The current exhibition The Last Days of Pompeii is a multi-faceted look at one of the most infamous natural disasters in human history.”

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